The average salary for an Early-Career Production Designer in Chicago, Illinois is $41,212.
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Job Description for Production Designer
Production designers must have creative minds, as they are responsible for creating a variety of marketing and graphic designs. Responsibilities may also include the marketing of web pages, banner ads, e-mail campaigns, and other promotional media outlets. Production designers must execute these tasks from conception to completion with near-perfect results in a campaign. The work is mostly mental, as it depends heavily on creative solutions. A production designer must have core fundamental and …Read more
Production Designer Tasks
- Edit, format, lay out, design and produce online or physical marketing materials.
- Create and disseminate proofs, ensuring version control.
- Edit graphics, photographs and other visuals.
- Utilize, update and create templates and follow branding policies and style guides.
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Popular Skills for Production Designer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Illustrator, Graphic Design and Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Designer
A mid-career Production Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,415 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,000.
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Employees with Production Designer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 45.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (36.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (31.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (7.8% less).
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